The award-winning BBC documentary maker tells us what he’s learned in 10 years investigating Al-Qaeda, and suggests what we should read to understand where the group came from, and what it’s still trying to do
Global security consultant says sending armed forces into another country based on purely moral, gut feelings of good and evil is a dangerous policy-making premise. He chooses books on Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran and Al Qaeda
The author and SAS veteran discusses the Politics Of War. Argues that it's all about money and politics. On Aghanistan he recounts 'I saw a girl of eight or nine doused in petrol burning and everyone was ignoring her'
Director of Landmine Action who served in British army with the Black Watch, talks crime and terror and explores the extent to which al Qaeda is the creation of the Pakistani Intelligence Services backed by Saudi money
Professor at US National War College and terrorism expert discusses five books to further our understandings of the dynamics of terrorism and thinks al-Qaeda may implode or, 'succumb to internal weaknesses, in-fighting'